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Last checked on 29 May 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 379% more expensive in San Francisco than in Shanghai.

San Francisco
Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 338% more expensive in San Francisco than in Shanghai.

San Francisco
Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 75% more expensive in San Francisco than in Shanghai.

San Francisco
Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 35% more expensive in San Francisco than in Shanghai.

San Francisco
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 7 kms
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 31 kms
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 18 kms
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 19 kms
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 4 kms
K Distance: 9880 kms

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Are you excited for an amazing trip from Shanghai to San Francisco? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in San Francisco. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

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For flights from Shanghai to San Francisco, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Shanghai and San Francisco. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is San Francisco more expensive than Shanghai to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in San Francisco costs an around 3.69 EUR euros, 75% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 2.11 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 379% more in San Francisco: 2.54 EUR euros against 0.53 EUR euros in Shanghai. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 23.08 EUR euros in San Francisco, 338% more than the 5.27 EUR euros in Shanghai. The price of a coffee is approximately 35% more expensive in San Francisco, with an average of 4.87 EUR euros, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.60 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Shanghai to San Francisco flights?
The most popular month for flights from Shanghai to San Francisco are: October, July and August.
When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to San Francisco?
A good period of the year to visit San Francisco from Shanghai really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, November is the best month to fly to San Francisco from Shanghai, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by July and January. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds October, June and December are the months with fewer searches for the route Shanghai -  San Francisco.
What is the duration of a flight from Shanghai to San Francisco?
Flight time, on average, from Shanghai to San Francisco is usually 13:58 hours on average, at an average distance of 11,146 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in San Francisco compared to Shanghai?
The average temperature in Shanghai the average temperature is 37.03 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , San Francisco's temperatures reach 32.98 during the hot season, with 6.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.36 degrees in San Francisco, compared to the -2.66 average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while San Francisco have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Shanghai and San Francisco?
The most common route form Shanghai to San Francisco is: Pu Dong (PVG) to San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO). These airlines fly this route:
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • United Airlines.
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